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My daughters' name-help!

So, my DH and I are having our first and only(probably)daughter. We have decided her first name is going to be Mckaeli. Her middle name is going to be Rae. However, DH wants to spell it Ray. UGH! That's the boys way of spelling it! Anywho, I was wondering what you thought of different ways to spell it? Which one do you like best, feel free to add suggestions-DH won't budge from Rae-trust me, I've tried! I'm thinking about going with Raye-but do you guys think it's too boyish still?
Raye
Rai
Raie
Raiye
Raiy
Rae-this is the way I want to spell it
Thanks ladies' for your advice!

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bcbmami

Asked by bcbmami at 11:01 AM on Feb. 3, 2011 in Pregnancy

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Answers (9)
  • Rae. English is my second language, and I was taught that Rae is a girl's name, Ray is short for Raymond, a boy's name.
    Belovedmoonpixi

    Answer by Belovedmoonpixi at 11:02 AM on Feb. 3, 2011

  • WOW on the spelling of Mckaeli! He is ok with that and isn't budging on Rae? That seems odd to me. I prefer Rae personally. Good luck
    parajumper3

    Answer by parajumper3 at 11:04 AM on Feb. 3, 2011

  • rae
    josiesmommy00

    Answer by josiesmommy00 at 11:05 AM on Feb. 3, 2011

  • I like Rai
    lfseashark

    Answer by lfseashark at 11:15 AM on Feb. 3, 2011

  • My middle girls middle name is spelled rae.
    momindiana

    Answer by momindiana at 11:19 AM on Feb. 3, 2011

  • My middle anme is Rae and so is my older daughters. Rae is good for a girl. Ray is for a boy. Some hubbies dont understand that. he is just thinking logical spelling. But Raye would be a compromise and I think it's more girly than boyish so would be good. Good Luck!
    huntin_mama

    Answer by huntin_mama at 11:26 AM on Feb. 3, 2011

  • Rae is my first pick and probably the most proper way to spell it as far as people not pronouncing it wrong, but my second choice would be Raiye.
    moviemom22

    Answer by moviemom22 at 2:13 PM on Feb. 3, 2011

  • Rae I love that way of spelling it
    karing4elmas

    Answer by karing4elmas at 6:47 PM on Feb. 3, 2011

  • Honestly I've never cared for the spelling Rae, IDK why. I DO like Raye.
    GoldenLinds

    Answer by GoldenLinds at 1:28 AM on Feb. 4, 2011

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